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Data politics in Parliament over migrant deaths, SAD ‘jumps ship’ amid rift with BJP

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

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The selected cartoons appeared first in other publications, either in print or online, or on social media, and are credited appropriately.

In today’s featured cartoon, Sandeep Adhwaryu takes a dig at the government’s lack of data on how many migrant workers died in the lockdown and how many frontline healthcare workers have died of Covid. At the same time, former JNU student Umar Khalid, arrested under UAPA for his alleged role in the Delhi riots of February 2020, will be shown 11 lakh pages of documents by the Delhi Police.

Manjul | Mid-Day

Manjul, too, calls out the absence of data on migrant deaths, while also taking a swipe at PM Modi for covering this up with ‘thali, diya and peacock’.

R. Prasad | Economic Times

R. Prasad, too, does not spare the Central government’s response on lack of data and its failure to address the concerns of migrant workers.

Alok Nirantar | Twitter

Alok Nirantar illustrates the political drama that played out Thursday as Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal quit the Cabinet over the Centre’s three farm Bills.

E.P. Unny | The Indian Express

As the Delhi Police chargesheet for the February riots runs to over 17,000 pages, E.P. Unny illustrates Dr B.R. Ambedkar and the importance of the Constitution of India.

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